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Phyllis Weber Miller Horn

December 20, 2012
The Advertiser-Tribune

Phyllis Weber Miller Horn, 94, of Tiffin, and formerly of Wabash, Ind., passed away Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at Elmwood at the Shawhan, Tiffin.

She was born Sept. 18, 1918, in Wabash County, Ind., to Lincoln and Dorothy (Weber) Baer. She first married Gene K. Miller Aug. 22, 1940, in Bristol, Ind., and he preceded her in death Nov. 8, 1982. She then married Robert J. Horn in March 1990, in Bowling Green, and he passed away Dec. 14, 2012.

Survivors include her three children, Sharon Harvey of Hilton Head, S.C., Dorothy (Jerry) Baker of LaPorte, Ind., and Thomas (Ellen) Miller of Columbia, S.C.; three grandsons, Thomas Harvey of Hilton Head, Stephen Baker of Noblesville, Ind., and Joel (Jayme) Baker of Lindenhurst, Ill.; four great-grandchildren; two stepchildren, Susan Horn of Pasadena, Md., and Sara (Michael) Selmon of Alma, Mich.; and three stepgrandchildren, Hannah, Margaret and Emma Selmon, all of Alma, Mich.

She also was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Richard Harvey.

Phyllis was a 1935 graduate of Laketon High School and a 1939 graduate of Indiana University School of Nursing. She was an OB supervisor and assistant director of nursing at Wabash County Hospital, retiring in 1976. Phyllis was a longtime member of Wabash First United Methodist Church and a current member of St. Paul United Methodist Church, Tiffin. She was also a life member of Wabash Order of the Eastern Star. After retirement, Phyllis and her husband, Gene, lived on Lake Papakeechie from 1977 until his death in 1982.

Funeral arrangements are pending at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, Ind. Burial will be at Falls Cemetery, Wabash, Ind. at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Stein Hospice.

Hoffmann-Gottfried-Mack Funeral Home & Crematory, Tiffin is assisting the family with local arrangements.

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